CANDIDATE STATEMENTS: NOMINATING COMMITTEE: PRIVATE PRACTICECatherine R. Lintzenich, MD
The healthcare landscape is morphing rapidly, and the future leaders of the Academy must be motivated to stay ahead of the changes.
What do you see as the priorities of the Nominating Committee in selecting the future leaders of our Academy?
The healthcare landscape is morphing rapidly, and the future leaders of the Academy must be motivated to stay ahead of the changes. These leaders should represent all facets of otolaryngology care, and should be eager to stand up for the rights of patients and physicians. Recent survey indicates that the Academy is not currently meeting the needs of the early career otolaryngologists, and increased engagement of this demographic is essential to the future success of AAO-HNS endeavors. This means the Academy leaders must continue strong efforts to become the primary educational resource for otolaryngologists and their patients. Particular emphasis should be placed on the development of cohesive educational programs that are mobile and accessible.